The school district is uprooting sprinkler-reliant lawns, implementing composting and recycling and adopting more energy conscious habits in its push to reduce its carbon footprint and save money.
Is sorting recyclables from your trash worthwhile? Does grease or food contaminate a whole bin of recycling? A Stanford science journalist investigates, and the answers might be brighter than you think.
Palo Alto raised the price of garbage collection for the second time in 12 months, angering many residents. The city does not charge for recycling services, and the increase in recycling has depleted the waste disposal funds.
Electric cars require heavy duty batteries that will need to be replaced in a car’s lifespan, but with battery recycling programs, electric vehicles are still a greener choice than gas-fueled ones.
Milpitas residents say sewage fumes from the San Jose/Santa Clara Water Pollution Control Plant are wafting into their city. The San Jose City Council will vote whether to pay for renovations.